CHAPTER 1131
R-3 Multi-Family Urban Residential District
1131.01   Purpose.
1131.02   Uses.
1131.03   Lot requirements.
1131.04   Maximum building height.
1131.05   Site plan approval required.
CROSS REFERENCES
      Supplementary regulations - see P. & Z. Ch. 1151
      Conditional zoning certificates - see P. & Z. Ch. 1153
      Parking and loading requirements - see P. & Z. Ch. 1155
      Nonconforming uses - see P. & Z. Ch. 1157
      Sign regulations - see P. & Z. Ch. 1159
      Site plan review - see P. & Z. Ch. 1152
   1131.01  PURPOSE.
   The purpose of the R-3 Multi-Family Urban Residential District is to encourage multi-family development at densities up to six dwelling units per acre in areas adjacent to community shopping facilities. Development is to consist primarily of multi-family dwellings in groupings which will provide for the efficient development and utilization of community facilities.
(Ord. 1986-20. Passed 3-24-86.)
   1131.02 USES.
   (a)    Principal Uses.
      (1)    Single-family dwellings.
      (2)    Two-family dwellings.
      (3)    Multi-family dwellings of the duplex, town house or multi-story type.
   (b)    Conditional Uses. The Planning and Zoning Commission may issue conditional zoning certificates for uses listed herein subject to the requirements of Chapter 1153:
      (1)    Publicly or privately owned and/or operated outdoor recreational facilities generally used intensively, including picnic areas, parks, playgrounds, ballfields, swimming facilities, tennis clubs, golf courses, riding academies and country clubs.
      (2)    Public and parochial schools.
      (3)    Church and other buildings for the purpose of religious worship.
      (4)    Governmentally owned and/or operated buildings or facilities.
      (5)    Quasi-public, institutionally or organizationally owned and/or operated recreational, instructional and meeting facilities such as those developed and used by the YMCA, YWCA, Boy Scouts or various fraternal or community service groups.
      (6)    Institutions for human medical care, hospitals, sanitariums, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, independent senior living facilities, child day care centers, and philanthropic institutions.
      (7)    Institutions for higher education.
      (8)    Home occupations.
      (9)    Public utility services and pertinent structures including utility substations and transformers, but excluding office buildings and storage and distribution facilities.
      (10)    Oil, gas and brine wells, drilling and operations necessary for their extraction, storage and skimming.
   (c)    Accessory Uses.
      (1)    Accessory buildings and uses incidental to the principal use which do not include any activity conducted as a business.
      (2)    Signs as regulated by Chapter 1159 of this Zoning Ordinance.
         (Ord. 2018-108.  Passed 9-10-18.)
   1131.03  LOT REQUIREMENTS.
   (a)    Single-Family Residence.
      (1)    Minimum lot area: 13,000 square feet.
      (2)    Minimum lot frontage: seventy feet.
      (3)    Minimum front yard depth: seventy feet from road right of way.
      (4)    Minimum side yard: ten feet each side.
      (5)    Minimum rear yard: ten feet from rear lot line.
   (b)    Two-Family Residence.
      (1)    Minimum lot area 18,000 square feet.
      (2)    Minimum lot frontage: 100 feet.
      (3)    Minimum front yard depth: seventy feet from road right of way.
      (4)    Minimum side yard: ten feet each side.
      (5)    Minimum rear yard: ten feet from rear lot line.
   (c)    Multi-Family Residence.
      (1)    Minimum site area for multiple family developments: 20,000 square feet.
      (2)    Minimum lot area for each dwelling unit: 7,260 square feet.
      (3)    Minimum lot frontage: 100 feet.
      (4)    Minimum front yard depth: fifty feet from road right-of-way.
      (5)    Minimum side yard: fifteen feet each side.
      (6)    Minimum rear yard: fifteen feet from rear lot line.
         (Ord. 1981-37. Passed 3-23-81, Ord. 1994-95. Passed 9-26-94.)
   1131.04  MAXIMUM BUILDING HEIGHT.
   Maximum building height shall not exceed three floors or thirty-four feet.
(Ord. 1981-37. Passed 3-23-81.)
   1131.05  SITE PLAN APPROVAL REQUIRED.
   Site plans of the development shall be subject to, submitted and approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission to insure compliance with the standards set forth in this ordinance. (Ord. 1989-49. Passed 8-28-89.)